GM plans to keep all its Opel/Vauxhall plants open through 2014, GM Europe President Karl-Friedrich Stracke told a German newspaper. Reports that a German factory and a UK plant are scheduled for closure are "false," Stracke said.
A string of setbacks and unfavorable news has led to questions about the readiness of electric cars and raises fresh doubts about a technology that has been around since the late 1890s but is still struggling to win over the public.
Japan's auto industry association has tapped an unlikely -- but increasingly well-suited -- CEO to be its next chairman as the country's beleaguered carmakers battle falling sales at home and the hollowing out of their factories.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra comments on lessons from mom; girls who shy away from math; slicing a 10-page policy down to two words; tapping millennials to erase stupid habits; taking regular trips to Silicon... » Watch the Video